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- Lukaski, Henry C.; Hall, Clinton B.; Marchello, Martin J.; Siders, William A.
- Nutrition 2001 v.17 no.7-8 pp. 607
- rats; animal models; body composition; oxidative stress; dieting; body fat; dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry; males; weanlings; diet; body mass index; weight loss; obesity; dehydration (animal physiology); in vivo studies
- ... Evidence of the validity and accuracy of dual x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to measure soft-tissue composition of laboratory rats with altered body composition associated with nutritional perturbations is lacking. We compared DXA determinations made in prone and supine positions with measurements of chemical composition of 49 male, weanling Sprague-Dawley rats that were fed the basal AIN-93 growth di ...